Basil "Bill" Riffe Jr


Basil W. "Bill" Riffe Jr., 67, of Beckley, died Monday, June 14, 1999, in a Beckley care center following a long illness. Born Aug. 17, 1932, at Stotesbury, he was the son of the late Basil W. Riffe Sr. and Etta Roberts Riffe. Bill was loved and cared for by his family. Survivors include a brother, John "Bob" Riffe and his wife, Shirley, of Beckley; four sisters, Iris Ann Clyburn and her husband, Robert, of Beckley, Carol Lacy and her husband, Charles, of Beckley, Doris Frye and her husband, Lewis, of Mount Hope, and Helen Thompson and her husband, H.D., of Cool Ridge; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, with Ken Overdorf officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may call one hour before the services Wednesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

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